Remembering Rabin

All of Israel had shut down. Our Prime Minister had been shot and everyone kept saying ‘I just hope it wasn’t a Jew who shot him’, but the fact that they kept saying this only … Read More

Sukkot: The Feast of Booths

Every year, at this time of the year, my family and I build a Sukkah (“booth”) on our patio. What is a Sukkah, you may ask? It is a small, boxy structure, built from either … Read More

Yom Kippur (The Day of Atonement)

In this short article about Yom Kippur (The Day of Atonement), I would like to share some thoughts about this special and important day. Yom Kippur is the most solemn day on the Hebrew calendar. … Read More

Yom Teru’ah: A Holy Convocation of Remembrance

M. Rosen The Lord’s appointed times, or mo’adim (מועדים), are unique commemorative gatherings that He gave to the children of Israel shortly after their exodus from Egypt.¹ Let’s review a few key points regarding the mo’adim … Read More

Pesach (Passover) — Part 2

This week, I would like to write about something slightly different from the above verses, as I believe it’s very relevant and deeply connected to the story of Israel’s redemption, which is also a foreshadowing … Read More